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VTWSX Vanguard Total World Stock Index Inv

  • Fund
  • VTWSX
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 2016
  • $24.53
  • + $0.02
  • + 0.08%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

VTWSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.4%
  • Net Assets $8.81 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 7.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.53
$20.74
$25.19

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.25%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 7.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Jun 26, 2008
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Christine D. Franquin

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE Global All Cap Index, a float-adjusted, market-capitalization-weighted index designed to measure the market performance of large-, mid-, and small-capitalization stocks of companies located around the world. The index included 7,728 stocks of companies located in 46 countries, including both developed and emerging markets.

VTWSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 4.6% -30.4% 31.6% 27.26% 2
1 Yr 2.8% -32.1% 37.9% 28.75% 2
3 Yr 3.5% * -11.9% 22.1% 37.81% 2
5 Yr 8.4% * -5.7% 21.1% 49.24% 3
10 Yr N/A * -2.8% 14.9% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -4.2% -27.7% 17.2% 43.32% 3
2014 1.5% -40.2% 18.4% 23.65% 2
2013 20.2% -23.4% 52.0% 56.54% 3
2012 14.6% -2.5% 30.2% 45.88% 3
2011 -9.8% -33.0% 11.1% 51.20% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.4% -30.4% 31.6% 17.10% 1
1 Yr 2.8% -38.6% 185.9% 23.88% 2
3 Yr 3.5% * -12.9% 35.8% 33.67% 2
5 Yr 8.4% * -6.1% 21.1% 44.67% 3
10 Yr N/A * -2.9% 14.9% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.0% -26.4% 23.7% 52.95% 3
2014 4.2% -13.6% 35.6% 35.36% 2
2013 25.0% -3.8% 170.1% 70.74% 4
2012 19.9% -4.2% 350.8% 52.39% 3
2011 -9.2% -80.4% 24.9% 47.84% 3

NAV & Total Return History

VTWSX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VTWSX Category Low Category High VTWSX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 8.81 B 949 K 81.6 B 0.95% 1
Number of Holdings 7588 1 7588 0.09% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 690 M 0 17 B 3.31% 1
Weighting of Top 10 7.8% 0.0% 104.7% 30.15% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 1.45%
  2. Exxon Mobil Corp 0.82%
  3. Microsoft Corp 1.07%
  4. Johnson & Johnson 0.75%
  5. General Electric Co 0.61%
  6. Facebook Inc A 0.68%
  7. Amazon.com Inc 0.71%
  8. JPMorgan Chase & Co 0.59%
  9. Alphabet Inc A 0.56%
  10. Wells Fargo & Co 0.55%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VTWSX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.36% 0.00% 132.91% 5.77% 2
Cash
1.51% -35.60% 102.01% 18.05% 3
Other
0.08% -5.37% 40.46% 15.78% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.05% 0.00% 10.39% 3.97% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.24% 1.61% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 96.20% 6.62% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VTWSX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
16.42% 0.00% 40.61% 9.18% 2
Technology
14.26% 0.00% 74.20% 13.72% 3
Industrials
11.15% 0.00% 72.23% 14.66% 3
Consumer Cyclical
11.12% 0.00% 46.58% 16.56% 3
Healthcare
10.67% 0.00% 48.64% 15.33% 3
Consumer Defense
9.37% 0.00% 56.28% 12.49% 3
Energy
6.36% 0.00% 53.37% 9.46% 2
Basic Materials
5.73% 0.00% 33.69% 7.10% 2
Communication Services
4.16% -1.23% 82.03% 13.15% 3
Real Estate
3.87% 0.00% 95.26% 6.62% 1
Utilities
3.24% 0.00% 81.98% 7.85% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VTWSX % Rank Quintile
US
52.65% 0.00% 126.77% 12.48% 2
Non US
45.71% 0.00% 97.75% 14.08% 3

VTWSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VTWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.25% 0.00% 323.68% 29.58% 1
Management Fee 0.21% 0.00% 1.95% 6.16% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VTWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VTWSX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VTWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VTWSX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

VTWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VTWSX Rank Quintile
Turnover 7.00% 0.00% 2311.00% 16.60% 1

VTWSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VTWSX Category Low Category High VTWSX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.4% 0.00% 2.38% 13.47% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VTWSX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VTWSX Category Low Category High VTWSX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.31% -2.05% 6.75% 7.84% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VTWSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

VTWSX - Managers

Christine D. Franquin

Manager

Start Date

Feb 22, 2013

Tenure

3.69

Tenure Rank

6.8%

Christine has been with Vanguard since 2000. She received her B.A. from Universitaire Faculteiten Sint Ignatius Antwerpen Belgium and also her Master Degree in Finance from Clark University in Massachusetts. She currently manages Vanguard European Stock Index and Switzerland Stock Index. Education: B.A., Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Ignatius Antwerpen, Belgium; J.D., University of Liege, Belgium; M.S., Clark University.


Michelle Louie

Manager

Start Date

Feb 26, 2016

Tenure

0.68

Tenure Rank

10.1%

Michelle Louie, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. She has been with Vanguard since 2010, has worked in investment management since 2012. Education: B.S., The American University; M.B.A., Georgia Institute of Technology.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

34.2

Category Average

5.61

Category Mode

4.8